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…”Cheers….While Stocks last !!” …….

… featuring Hound in a turquoise coat, and a very rare, Public Telephone Box……Ecclesall Road,Sheffield, today from the window of Caffe Nero…… ….. Pigma Micron and watercolour on Moleskin, London City Notebook…

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… Gallivanting !!… in a Willys Jeep !…its …

…George, Gigi and Gonzo …. on the “Isle of Dogs” (page 80 & 81 London A-Z) …. … watercolour & Pigma Micron …..

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Rihanna !!! ……. meets……

… Grey-hanna !!!             ….. Vogue, September 2018, page 285. ….. Sharpie fine-liner & watercolour.

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….. my phone …..

….. a dilemma now that the charger port is worn out (!) ….. to replace, upgrade, or not ….. ….. its only a phone, but it has a lot of sentimental value. It was given to me by someone whose … Continue reading

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….. street sketch …..

….. in freezing cold weather recently ! ….. here’s “Duke” with his owner , outside Sebastians Kitchen & Cakery, Sharrow Vale Road, Sheffield …..  

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….. Cats … and Dogs ….

….. here’s the start of a new series of watercolours. Some of you may remember my paintings of “Usyaka” from Alexandras blog, which through a quirk of fate, went on to help raise funds for Homeless Cats & Kittens in … Continue reading

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… there is nothing like a Dane …..

….. a Great Dane, in this case ūüôā¬† …..another “daily sketch” from a photo in a magazine ….. ….. Winsor & Newton watercolours on Archival Mountboard

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… 5 Australian Dollars ….. and my Anti-biotics …..

….. un-related ! … 2 more interlude sketches – the $5 Aus. is a sketch I did on Boxing Day, from a $5 note given to me¬†by my two friends who visited from Australia, way back in August …. .¬†……… … Continue reading

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….. interlude ….. sketches …..

….. resuming the practice of a small sketch each day…. here are 3 from the first week of this new year (my book, my tube of paint, and my box of white tea-bags) ….. …… Ink, and Winsor & Newton … Continue reading

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….. My New Diary …..

….. is a very cute, mini pocket Moleskine diary in Deep Yellow, only 2.5 x 4 x 1 inches deep, cream acid-free pages, unlined – so good to do (very small) sketches in too¬† ūüôā ….. ….. sketched, actual size,¬†on … Continue reading

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….. Time for Tea …..

Winsor & Newton watercolours on The Langton, Daler-Rowney 20″ x 16″ watercolour block,¬†300 gsm

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….. Stork ! …..

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….. this Grumpy Cat …..

…. was on the main AOL news page on monday…..¬† ….. see more¬†Tardar Sauce (Grumpy Cats real name) ….. here : http://www.grumpycats.com

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….. a sign of The Times …..

….. sorting out some old¬†paintings ,¬†I quite liked this one, especially the newspaper corner – I’m not sure how I did that ! ….. this is Coffee Revolution, Ecclesall Road, popular but no longer with us …….¬†

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….. The Other Half ….. (Whippet in Purple Coat, Part 2)…..

….. the finished painting, “Cowlishaw Corner”, which will be on display in the Winter Gardens¬†from Monday, 13 May ………….¬†

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….. a cute little….. Startrite …..? …..

…..¬†Bench Saw machine that caught my eye at Gilberts (Furniture Makers) ….. ….. drawn from¬† a sketch on-site¬†….. …..¬†¬† see Gilberts Blog, here : http://www.thisisgilbertsblog.wordpress.com ….. Winsor & Newton Watercolours on Bockingford 300 gsm …..

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….. Bee in a Box …..

….. small still-life ….. …..¬†of a¬†unique, hand carved wooden bee, Made in Sheffield, by Nick Hunter ….. and an antique badge, in a matchbox …..¬† ¬†see more of Nicks work, including superb Birds,¬†here :¬† http://nickhunterwoodcarver.wordpress.com/

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…..Shake Off Any Cobwebs…..

…..¬†a¬†Chinese Crested dog that I saw last July…..

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…..a little Abarth…..

…..for Boxing Day …..

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…One can never have too much…..

…..Orange, in a painting….. …..my scanner came up with the weird angle, of its own accord.¬†…..Winsor & Newton on Canson Watercolour Paper.

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